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The Galveston County Daily News : Galveston

September 16, 2014


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Eye care over 45: What to look for, what can be done

GALVESTON — Given Galveston’s baby boomer demographics, the care of aging eyes is an expanding part of every ophthalmology practice in Galveston County.

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Tuesday 09/16/2014
UTMB’s eye clinic focuses on customer service, patient satisfaction, training and research
Posted: September 16, 2014

GALVESTON — A man walks into an eye clinic for a routine checkup. After a short wait, he is shown into an examination room equipped with the latest diagnostic and imaging equipment.

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Two problems with Galveston Park Board of Trustees meeting
Posted: September 16, 2014

Many governments in Galveston County need to work on the mechanics of their meetings.

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Galveston County top performers
Posted: September 16, 2014

It wasn’t the best week for county teams in Week 3 as local teams combined to go 5-6, but there were plenty of standouts, even in defeat.

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D’Feet run/walk is a win-win deal
Posted: September 16, 2014

The great American dream is to have a win-win deal. Unfortunately, this is not always possible.

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GAIN invites you to hear about city budget
Posted: September 16, 2014

This year the Galveston Alliance of Island Neighborhoods (GAIN) has had the following illustrious speakers address our members: Mayor Jim Yarbrough, Police Chief Henry Porretto, Dr. Bill Merrell, Kelly de Schaun, executive director of the Galveston Park Board, as well as council members Ralph McMorris, Craig Brown and Mayor Pro Tem Terrilyn Tarlton.

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Mentoring can change lives
Posted: September 16, 2014

I started mentoring four years ago. It changed my life. Working with kids who are behind other kids is a rewarding experience that allows you to meet incredible young people who are yearning to make a better life for themselves and their families.

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Monday 09/15/2014
Galveston picks 11 streets for repair in next budget year
Posted: September 15, 2014

GALVESTON — People have been complaining about roads since the first paving stones were laid in ancient Egypt. In Galveston, the complaints can be justified.

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Switch in seawall parking plan may violate the ballot
Posted: September 15, 2014

GALVESTON — Shifting operations of the city’s seawall parking fee program to the park board runs counter to the intent of ballot language voters approved in 2011, a former city councilman said. But that fact may not matter much anymore, he said.

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